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March 2014 Beekeeper Workshop

Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Palm City, FL

March 2014 Beekeeper Workshop

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
TCBA Members (Single) Ended $10.00 $1.54
TCBA Members (Couple) Ended $18.00 $1.98
Youth/4-H (under 18 yrs) Ended $8.00 $1.43
FSBA Members Ended $15.00 $1.82
FSBA Members Couple Ended $25.00 $2.37
Non-Member Single (Includes Membership) Ended $30.00 $2.64
Non-Member Couple (Includes Membership) Ended $40.00 $3.19
TCBA Membership Only (renewable on 10/1/14) Ended $20.00 $2.09
Beekeepers Hatless Veil (optional) Ended $20.00 $2.09
Beekeeping Smoker (optional) Ended $30.00 $2.64
Nuc Hive: 5-Frame Start of Bees (optional) Ended $110.00 $7.04
Donation to the TCBA Educational Programs Ended

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Event Details

Goal: To equip new, beginner and returning beekeepers with knowledge to successfully manage honey bees

Pre-requisite: An interest in beekeeping

 Required Gear: A beekeeper's veil

Recommended Gear: Light colored long-sleeve shirt or lightweight jacket, long pants/jeans, closed shoes

You can expect to:

àLearn how to successfully light and use a smoker

àOpen a beehive with LIVE HONEY BEES!

àRemove, handle and examine frames

àLearn the difference between brood cells and food/storage cells

àLook for evidence of a healthy, laying queen

àLearn about beekeeping tools and equipment

àLearn common mistakes to avoid

àLearn how to identify common pests and diseases and what to do

àLearn about swarm management

àLearn about 1st year planning—

àSwarm management

àNectar flows to anticipate

àWhen and what to feed

àAnd more!

           Ã Advanced programs TBA

Ticket Prices Include Lunch and Refreshments

Have questions about March 2014 Beekeeper Workshop? Contact Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association

When & Where

Pete and Wendy Nelson's
5148 Southwest Cherokee Street
Palm City, FL 34990

Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

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Treasure Coast Beekeepers Association

The Treasure Coast Beekeeper Association (TCBA) is a nonprofit organization that provides education about bees and beekeeping for people of the Treasure Coast. TCBA is an affiliate of the Florida State Beekeepers Association, and serves the Florida Counties of Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie.

Regular Meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month from January to November at 7:30 pm at the Oxbow Eco Center, 5400 NE St James Drive in Port St Lucie, FL.

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